The total amount of transactions concluded in foreign currency at the auctions of the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan over the past week exceeded $30.78 million, the country’s official media reported on Monday.
For foreign currency, the businesses from Poland, the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan purchased liquefied gas and hydrotreated diesel fuel produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries (TCOR) and polyethylene. They also procured different types of textile products produced at the enterprises of the Ministry of Textile Industry of Turkmenistan.
The companies from the UAE, Turkey and the UK purchased cotton yarn worth more than 30.2 million manats.
For the domestic market, local businesses purchased high-density polyethylene, cotton yarn, and handmade carpets for a total of over 75 million manats.
The State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan registered a total of 52 transactions last week.